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  1. KPUrban_

    Great Britain Royal Aeronautical Establishment Bedford, Jan - Sept 2019

    RAE Bedford Throughout the late 1930's and early 1940's there was a mass growth and interest in the UK for aircraft both in commercial and military usage, accelerated by the ongoing world war. It didn't take too long the realise that for the development of technologies there would need to be...
  2. AndyK!

    RAF Thurleigh / RAE Bedford Wind Tunnel Site - October 2015

    The former RAF Thurleigh had been built in 1941 as a new RAF Station. Its first use was by No. 160 Squadron, forming on 15 January 1942, equipped with U.S.supplied B-24 Liberator bombers, known by in RAF service as the "Liberator II". 160 Squadron trained and flew operational missions from...